David Harris CPA, president of the board of food charity Fareshare, finds his CPA Australia education and expertise invaluable in his volunteering role.
Why would you work for a not-for-profit or charity? How does it compare with for-profit organisations? Three CPA Australia members share their insights.
When Frank Barta FCPA and his wife Rosey called into an orphanage during a visit to India, he had no idea it would change his life. This is their story.
Cairns accountant Daniela Marsh CPA and her team literally go the long way around when raising money for cancer research - over 250 kilometres on foot. This is their story.
Giving charity schemes a second look: A review of the ACNC, Australia’s charities and not-for-profits regulator, calls for a national scheme for the charity sector.
Leo Tutt FCPA received Order of Australia membership for his charity work helping people with diabetes.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of sporting clubs and community organisations, but how often does someone put their hand up to help them? Enter TidyHQ, which is gaining traction with larger member-based organisations such as the Australian Football League (AFL) and the Law Society of NSW.
Gary Nugent FCPA's breadth of philanthropy knows no bounds, selflessing dedicating his time to the charitable endeavours of football champions and Nobel Prize winners alike.
An urge to make a difference drew Penelope James CPA to a permaculture project in Kenya, where her accounting skills helped build financial management and confidence.
From the political struggles of Colombia to the joys of working in a Melbourne toy library, Luisa Diaz-Zeledon ASA has seen a lot in the past decade. Now, with a part-time role at Anglicare Victoria, she has enrolled in the CPA Program.
The final report from the Independent Panel tasked with a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation was released on 22 August 2018. Initial reading indicates a broad-reaching and far-sighted review, with a balanced and objective set of recommendations tackling the big issues facing regulation and reporting in the sector.
Public practitioner Peter Knights FCPA finds his accounting skills in high demand in rural Victoria.
As the CFO of Orange Sky, Emma Young ASA has found her calling in a role that “was meant to be”.
While the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has come a long way in its five-year existence, Ram Subramanian believes further good can be done.
Pradeep Raj Raghu Raja Pillay CPA has scored a big victory in his fight for the early detection of autism in children.
Louise Roberts CPA uses her expert finance skills to help people realise their paralympic sporing dreams.
Donor fatigue, shrinking incomes and generational change are just a few of the challenges facing charities and Not-for-Profits. This eBook, which grew out of CPA Australia’s Not-for-Profit Conference, outlines how charities and NFPs can innovate and grow in an environment where donors are under financial pressure and competition is increasing.
Robyn Cameron CPA has survived two episodes of breast cancer and is now one of Australia’s top fundraisers for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Alex Ooi FCPA has been involved with the Lions Club for 15 years, and is helping to develop its next generation of community leaders.
Former accountant and now change-maker Elliot Costello has a passion for alleviating poverty, as well as tackling inefficiencies in the not-for-profit sector. Here he shares leadership lessons with INTHEBLACK.